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In today's episode, Jim has some holiday tales sure to harden your heart. We talk about the Connor McDavid tour of his mansion; the incredible starts from the two Alberta NHL teams; our Canadian Olympic medal hopes; how the Olympics going ahead isn't a sure thing at this stage; and the unusual new jerseys in New Jersey.
We discuss our latest TV binges. We had no expectations for the Senators in Denver but they still found a way to disappoint us. LeBron James gets off easy after punching an opponent in the face. In fact, he somehow ended up with a smaller suspension than the guy he punched. We also talk about how ineffective the drill Sargent coach has become.
Monday is a fine day to discuss comebacks and rallying. After missing 3 games due to COVID, the Sens get back to work, trying to salvage their season. The Redblacks finish up with a small silver lining...a comeback victory in their finale. They now hope to overcome back to back 3-win seasons. Tiger Woods tries to comeback from his bad leg injury in a February car accident. He posts a video of his golf swing on social media and he's already a better bet to win the Masters than all but 18 players.
Quebec Premier François Legault wants imore Quebec NHL players. He says Quebecers' pride in the Montreal Canadiens would be boosted if the NHL team had more players from the province. It's a bad sign that the Vancouver Canucks are confiscating bad signs. Carlos Baerga apparently had a pretty wild pre game ritual.
Canada defeats Mexico 2-1 in the snow and now leads their division in World Cup Qualifying. The concern grows for Chinese star Peng Shuai who has not been seen in public since she accused a high level Chinese government official of sexual assault. Finally, we still don't have a clue about Bitcoin.
Some thoughts on Dion Phaneuf who retires from the NHL. PK Subban gets his skates caught up with opponent...again. We discuss the need for harsher NHL discipline. More on the Hockey Hall of Fame induction ceremonies; the Blue Jays Re-Sign pitcher Jose Berrios and three Jays are up for awards this week.
The length of Hockey Hall of Fame speeches. The Hall beckons Jarome Iginla, Marian Hossa, Kim St, Pierre, Kevin Lowe, Doug Wilson, and Ken Holland. The Senators next 3 games will be postponed due to COVID. John Tortorella thinks Connor McDavid needs to change a bit if he wants to win a Cup someday.
Today we're thinking off the page with some dramatic rule change ideas in sports. What if the NFL eliminated field goals? What if the NHL, where players have such limited room to operate, eliminated the offside rule? The Senators and COVID: Update they just cancelled their next 3 games right before we released this episode). We check out some sounds of the season. We hate the world, "Lovers," and we're pumped that Team Canada has a chance to finally get back to a World Cup in soccer.
Today we talk Remembrance Day, how the Senators are getting awfully close to needing to shut down to due to COVID. We also discuss how Team China might do against the NHL's best at the Olympics. Former National Team coach Dave King says China is in "way over their heads."
High Cost of Auto Repair and Propane; Carey Price announces he was dealing with substance abuse and despite all his chirping, Jim is a little thin-skinned when trolls roll in to criticize.
Cole Caufield's dad is unhappy his son was chirped by the Utica Comets twitter admin. Michael Frolik says the Habs ended his NHL career. Some Brutal Ref Calls on the Bears in Monday Night Football.
Do Fans Need Thicker Skins? Jim goes on a rant about it. Howard Stern Crushes Aaron Rodgers, saying he should be kicked out of the NFL for his vaccine stance; Are we done yet buying into You Tubers fighting washed up pro boxers? And a bit on the Jack Eichel deal.
Our high school student council memories. The Oilers and Connor McDavid are rolling. Is McDavid the best ever? Sens dealing with a losing slide and now a COVID outbreak. Former Senator Mike Fisher supports Aaron Rodgers vaccine stance. some major NFL upsets.
Today we discuss the positive COVID test for Aaron Rodgers. We also get into hockey's old boy club being alive and well. But its certainly not exclusive to hockey. And Pekka Rinne's number will be Nashville first number retired ever.
Some family discussion out of the gate. We discuss the Sens loss to Chicago, the sublime puck handling of Patrick Kane, Kyle Beach meet with the Hawks, the Penguins are now being sued for the alleged mishandling a 2018 sexual assault case involving their former AHL head coach and the wife of his assistant coach.
Gary Bettman meets with Kyle Beach and then the media. Who would win a game between a CFL team and a top NCAA team? NFL players, even the stars can be quickly forgotten. Norway's female handball team no longer has to wear bikinis in competition
Steve and Jim reminisce about Halloween. Don Cherry blames part of Leafs poor start on the relaxed dress code. Bobby Orr famously had knee injuries and at least some of them were clear cases of intent to injure.
Kyle Beach has come forward as "John Doe," the former Chicago Blackhawks player who filed a lawsuit against the team for not acting on his sexual assault allegations. GM Stan Bowman has resigned over it. He should have been fired. Will Joel Quenneville and Kevin Cheveldayoff keep their jobs?
Alex Ovechkin's Hit on Nick Paul was a clear case of different rules for different players. Why don't referees ever have to answer for their actions? Chicago GM Stan Bowman resigns after the Blackhawks 2010 "head in the sand" approach to serious allegations about a video coach who would later be convicted and jailed of sexual assault.
Today we discuss the awful Alec Baldwin Incident on the set his new movie; Donald Trump Junior may be soulless; It's been 35 Years Since Bill Buckner's World Series Error and the weird reason the Seattle Kraken have already retired a jersey number.
It's edit-free Monday. Redblacks have fired GM Marcel Desjardins...but was he really to blame? A Bucs fans gets the ball that Tom Brady used to throw his 600th TD pass and a team employee talks him out of it. Auction officials estimate the ball could have been worth $750K to that fan!! Sens fall 3-2 to the NY Rangers in a game that included a really poor embellishment call and an injury to goalie Matt Murray. And the Leafs still suck.
Are the Astros stealing signs again? It sure sounds like it. Jim hates Steve's comfy sweater. Is pro sports letting gambling too far inside the door? Tom Brady loved Aaron Rodgers chirping Bears fans at Soldier Field.
Brady Tkachuk debuts Thursday night against Erik Karlsson and the Sharks. Karlsson still doesn't lack for confidence. There's clearly no love lost between he and Mike Hoffman. they got into a little as San Jose pounded Montreal 5-0. The finalists are 0-4 while Buffalo – expected to be doormats – have begun the year 3-0. Jack Eichel can't be loving that. NHL legend Mike Bossy is dealing with lung cancer.
It's the 40th Anniversary of Blue Monday, the Expos heartbreaking loss to the Dodgers in the 1981 NLCS, Montreal's only playoff appearance. 3 on 3 Remains Most Exciting Thing in NHL; Sens still aren't ready to announce their Captaincy? Why not?
Some Big NHL Milestones For This Season including Zdeno Chara, Joel Quenneville and Sidney Crosby. After a touchdown in Chicago on Sunday, Aaron Rodgers screams at the fans, "I still own you!" Is that over the line or not? We get into the times players actually went up into the stands to start something. And we pitch in to help out a longtime listener who's dealing with serious health issues.
More on the Brady Tkachuk Signing, including when he will get the captaincy. Trevor Harris is traded back to the CFL East and his GM wasn't exactly pulling any punches about the reasons for the deal to Montreal. Jimmy Hayes family reveals his cause of death. The passing of a local hockey legend in Leo Boivin.
We talk about the very inexact science of NHL predictions. The Sens don't have Tkachuk but could still make some noise. Jon Gruden's offensive emails won't be made public. Are they protecting the unknown recipients of the emails?
We get into the high cost of hockey, whether it's minor hockey or being an NHL fan. It was an unusual NHL Welcome for the Seattle Kraken. Will Ovechkin Catch Gretzky for the NHL career goal scoring record? After years of pretending, 90 year old William Shatner actually goes into space, becoming the oldest man to do so.
Rangers sign a blockbuster deal with former Senators Mika Zibanejad. Is retirement near for Bobby Ryan? 3 year deal for Jon Cooper; Brady Tkachuk still unsigned; PK Subban slew foot on Ryan Reaves; Tyson Fury's win over Deontay Wilder.
Jack Eichel trade talks heat up. But does any NHL team really trust Jack Eichel's Health? What's Evander Kane Done Now? Steve's fearless NFL Picks! Jim scams the system again lying his face off to the judge.
Urban Meyer apologizes after video shows him partying up at his bar in Ohio with a woman who is not his wife. An Edmonton Elks broadcaster has bee fired for criticizing the Elks general manager. We also discuss the tricky media balance for analysts who have to comment on the team they're in business with.
William Shatner is actually going into space at age 90. Sens fans are now getting irritated by the Tkachuk holdout while the Sens prepare to start the season without him. Former Senator Robin Lehner has some strong accusations about the way players receive medications in some organizations, implying they're sometimes given out by people who aren't doctors.
Broncos Annoyed with Ravens Not Taking a Knee at the end of Baltimore's win Sunday. Announcing Team Canada's Olympic hockey team...very very slowly. # players were announced on Monday. Josh Archibald of the Edmonton Oilers will be out long term dealing with a medical issue brought on by COVID-19, a disease he mocked on social media.
After a post game street party got rowdy and out of hand, should the annual Panda Game be cancelled? The Blue Jays final day heartbreaker and what the future may hold and the Monday crash of Facebook and other social media apps, along with several cell phone carriers.
Redblacks Shocker, Snapping 11 Game Home Slide; Practice roster QB Caleb Evans outplays the 2 main guys. A slap on the wrist for a Racist act in Ukraine Pro Hockey. And Jimmy has a pumpkin pie addiction.
We talk about Paul Henderson's famous goal from 1972 and how time is starting to pass it by. We get into Peyton Manning's Monday Football Watch-Along; a New Jersey Devils Prospect Quits Hockey to Become Social media Influencer. What's Evander Kane being investigated for now?
The Blue Jays enter their final week of the regular season, trying to get into the one game wild card showdown next week. Tom Brady Heads Home: Will the NHL pre-season crack down on Cross Checking work or is it a waste of time?
605: The Young Americans: USA Tramples Europe at the Ryder Cup; Sens Win Preseason Opener, Jim Finally Watches Shawshank Today we discuss a little Ryder Cup. We (mostly Steve) get into the Senators pre season opening win and notable performances by Shane Pinto and Ridly Greig. Jim is a little sensitive when people don't get excited about the stuff he's excited about. And we talk about a little TV viewing from the weekend.
Jack Eichel fails his physical and is stripped of the captaincy by the Sabres who are finding out it isn't that easy to trade guys with bad neck injuries who makes $10 million. Alex Stalock will miss most of season with heart condition brought on by COVID. For a Second Straight Year, Redblacks are Horrible. At the Ryder Cup, no apologies necessary.
Buffalo signed Rasmus Dahlin to a 3 year deal worth $6 million. Does that affect the Brady Tkachuk talks? The Evander Kane story even gets uglier. Like REALLY ugly. Did Jim Hughson retire on his own or was it something Rogers invited him to do? A hall of fame birthday lunch for Guy Lafleur with so, SO much hardware. And we touch on our lame sporting accomplishments.
Jim Hughson retires from NHL play by play. The Red Wings bring Bobby Ryan back. The Blue Jackets take out another employee who won't get vaccinated - this time a player. Lakers new uniform sponsor is a Korean food company. Steve has one of the great comeback in fantasy football history.
Matthew Tkachuk chimes in on his brother's contract talks. Zdeno Chara is back where he started, Jonathan Drouin is back with the Habs and explains where he was. Ted Lasso wins a ton of Emmys and we list our favourite sitcoms all time.